Axcelis Technologies Inc (ACLS) reported quarterly earnings results on Monday, May-2-2016. The company said it had a profit of $0.02 Earnings per Share for the quarter. The results exceeded Wall Street expectations beating the analyst consensus estimate by $0.01. Analysts had a consensus of $0.01. The company posted revenue of $67.50 million in the period, compared to analysts expectations of $65.95 million. The company’s revenue was down -7.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.02 EPS.
Axcelis Technologies Inc opened for trading at $2.9 and hit $2.98 on the upside on Wednesday, eventually ending the session at $2.97, with a gain of 1.02% or 0.03 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 3,02,353 shares. Company has a market cap of $345 M.
In a different news, on Nov 16, 2015, Lynnette C Fallon (Executive VP, HR/Legal) purchased 5,000 shares at $2.39 per share price. According to the SEC, on Nov 10, 2015, William J Bintz (EVP, Engineering and Marketing) purchased 5,000 shares at $2.35 per share price. On Nov 10, 2015, Mary G Puma (CEO) purchased 40,000 shares at $2.36 per share price, according to the Form-4 filing with the securities and exchange commission.
Axcelis Technologies Inc. designs manufactures and services ion implantation and other processing equipment used in the fabrication of semiconductor chips. The Company sells its equipment to semiconductor chip manufacturers across the world. In addition to equipment it provides aftermarket lifecycle products and services including used tools spare parts equipment upgrades maintenance services and customer training. Its customers are located in the United States Europe and Asia Pacific. The Company offers a line of high energy high current and medium current implanters for all application requirements. Its newest systems are all based on a common Purion platform which offers purity precision and productivity by combining a single wafer end station enabling unmatched throughput (500 wafers per hour) and a spot beam. Its Purion XE is the high energy system which combines Axcelis’ production-proven RF Linac high energy spot beam technology with the Purion platform.